American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act, quality, or power of withstanding hardship or stress: A marathon tests a runner's endurance.
- n. The state or fact of persevering: Through hard work and endurance, we will complete this project.
- n. Continuing existence; duration.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Continuance; duration.
- n. Continuance in bearing or suffering; the fact or state of enduring stress, hardship, pain, or the like; a holding out under adverse force or influence of any kind: as, the endurance of iron or timber under great strain; a person's endurance of severe affliction.
- n. Ability to endure; power of bearing or suffering without giving way; capacity for continuance under stress, hardship, or infliction; as, to test the endurance of a brand of steel; that is beyond endurance, or surpasses endurance.
- n. Delay; procrastination.
- n. [The meaning of the word in the above extract has been disputed, some thinking it equivalent to durance, confinement; others, to suffering.] Synonyms and Fortitude, etc. (see patience); permanence, persistence, continuance, suffering, sufferance, tolerance.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A state or quality of lasting or duration; lastingness; continuance.
- n. The act of bearing or suffering; a continuing under pain or distress without resistance, or without being overcome; sufferance; patience.
- n. a state of surviving; remaining alive
- n. the power to withstand hardship or stress
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“I have felt, at times, stretched beyond my comfort but know I will eventually gain endurance and flexibility – just as I have severely wobbled with futility on occasion and am looking forward to the balance which will, inevitably, be acquired through practice.”
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